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Dr. Mandy Cohen said mass gatherings like the Republican convention will be a "very big challenge" if COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the state, as they are currently.
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A shorter work week to encourage travel? Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says it's an idea worth considering as the island nation emerges from its coronavirus lockdown.
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As France emerges from two months of lockdown, restaurants still have no reopening date. Among other dishes, Savoy is offering a poultry ballotine with foie gras in a truffle vinaigrette for takeaway.
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The Small Business Administration is asking local Planned Parenthood affiliates to return funds received under a coronavirus relief program.
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The U.S. education secretary has told public K-12 schools they should use their coronavirus relief money to help private school students, too.
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Trump officials failed to turn over hundreds of files before going to trial over the now-blocked citizenship census question. "This was not DOJ's finest hour," a judge said.
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Federal forecasters expect 3 to 6 major hurricanes during the 2020 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 1. Rising seas and a warmer climate make storms of all sizes more damaging.
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The U.S. government delivers 50 American-made ventilators on Thursday and will send another 150 next week.
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With more people staying home due to COVID-19, journalist Brigid Schulte says it's impossible to ignore "the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework."
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Each school and conference will be free to decide how to safely resume athletic operations, the NCAA Division I Council says.
"Before the coronavirus, we thought somewhere around a million people were food insecure and needed food," Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Now, 1 in 4 New Yorkers may be going hungry.
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The renewed push from China to pass a national security law will almost certainly set off more protests against Beijing's rule in Hong Kong, which is semi-autonomous.
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President Trump's former attorney will be placed in home confinement. Thousands of federal inmates have been released to home confinement since March due to concerns about coronavirus exposure.
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Temporary store closures during the pandemic hammered nonessential retailers, including Kohl's, T.J. Maxx and Victoria's Secret. Shoppers also dramatically cut back on buying clothes.
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If measures that began on March 15 had actually started on March 8, thousands of COVID-19 deaths could have been avoided, according to an analysis from Columbia University.
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As more and more people get tested for antibodies to the coronavirus, infectious disease specialists worry that those tested — and their employers — may not understand the limits of the results.
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Loughlin is facing two months in prison and a $150,000 fine, according to the recommendations of the plea agreement. Her husband is facing a five month prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.
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In his 30 years working at McDonald's, Bartolomé Perez joined several strikes to demand higher wages and better benefits. But the stakes have felt very different during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Automated ventilators are expensive. Hand-operated ventilators require a lot of labor. So these teens are on a quest to create a mechanized bag-valve-mask that'll do the job.
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The United States is still losing jobs at an alarming pace two months after the coronavirus pandemic took hold. Another 2.4 million people filed claims for jobless benefits last week.
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